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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

'Seal my lips': No new Census

U.S. Rep. Ted Poe
Americans look to flip off invasive federal questions

A Texas congressman has been joined by nearly a dozen others in the U.S. House in an effort to push back against the invasive personal questions contained in the Census Bureau's annual "American Community Survey."

A bill to make most of the questions in the multi-page interrogation optional has been introduced before by U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, but with this year's GOP majority, the legislation could advance.

His proposal, H.R. 931, has been referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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